rock stratum

rock stratum
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  • rock stratum —   Hāpapa …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • Rock shelter — A rock shelter is a shallow cave like opening at the base of a bluff or cliff. Another term is rockhouse.Rock shelters form because a rock stratum such as sandstone that is resistant to erosion and weathering has formed a cliff or bluff, but a… …   Wikipedia

  • Stratum — (n., Pl. Strata, eingedeutscht auch Straten, lat. „Schicht“, „Decke“) bedeutet: in der Archäologie eine bestimmte Schicht der Ausgrabung, siehe Stratum (Archäologie) in der Geologie die kleinste Gesteinseinheit, die sich von anderen Einheiten… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Stratum — Stra tum, n.; pl. E. {Stratums}, L. {Strata}. The latter is more common. [L., from sternere, stratum, to spread; akin to Gr. ? to spread, strew. See {Strew}, and cf. {Consternation}, {Estrade}, {Prostrate}, {Stratus}, {Street}.] 1. (Geol.) A bed… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stratum — ► NOUN (pl. strata) 1) a layer or a series of layers of rock. 2) a thin layer within any structure. 3) a level or class of society. DERIVATIVES stratal adjective. USAGE It is incorrect to use strata …   English terms dictionary

  • stratum — [strāt′əm, strat′əm] n. pl. strata [strātə, strat′ə] or stratums [ModL < L, a covering, blanket < stratus, pp. of sternere, to spread, stretch out, cover: for IE base see STREW] 1. a horizontal layer or section of material, esp. any of… …   English World dictionary

  • stratum — is normally pronounced strah tǝm, and has the plural form strata. The use of strata as a singular noun (with a plural stratas) is erroneous: • ☒ The earth s crust contains stratas of hot, dry rock and natural aquifers C. Wheater et al., 1990 …   Modern English usage

  • stratum, strata — A stratum is a horizontal layer of any material; in geology, the term refers to a layer of rock having the same composition throughout. Strata is the plural of stratum. This is a stratum of volcanic rock. This novel contains many strata of… …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • Stratum — In geology and related fields, a stratum (plural: strata ) is a layer of rock or soil with internally consistent characteristics that distinguishes it from contiguous layers. Each layer is generally one of a number of parallel layers that lie one …   Wikipedia

  • stratum — [[t]strɑ͟ːtəm, AM stre͟ɪtəm[/t]] strata 1) N COUNT: usu with supp A stratum of society is a group of people in it who are similar in their education, income, or social status. [FORMAL] It was an enormous task that affected every stratum of… …   English dictionary

  • stratum — stratous, adj. /stray teuhm, strat euhm/, n., pl. strata /stray teuh, strat euh/, stratums. 1. a layer of material, naturally or artificially formed, often one of a number of parallel layers one upon another: a stratum of ancient foundations. 2.… …   Universalium

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